25 August 1993 Using CASE tools to write engineering specifications
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There are always a wide variety of obstacles to writing and maintaining engineering documentation. To combat these problems, documentation generation can be linked to the process of engineering development. The same graphics and communication tools used for structured system analysis and design (SSA/SSD) also form the basis for the documentation. The goal is to build a living document, such that as an engineering design changes, the documentation will `automatically' revise. `Automatic' is qualified by the need to maintain textual descriptions associated with the SSA/SSD graphics, and the need to generate new documents. This paper describes a methodology and a computer aided system engineering toolset that enables a relatively seamless transition into document generation for the development engineering team.
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James E. Henry, James E. Henry, Robert W. Howard, Robert W. Howard, Scott T. Iveland, Scott T. Iveland, } "Using CASE tools to write engineering specifications", Proc. SPIE 1939, Sensor Systems for the Early Earth Observing System Platforms, (25 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152853; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.152853
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